Occupational Therapy Schools
In Merrillville, Indiana

In Merrillville, there is only one occupational therapy school where occupational therapy faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the occupational therapy academic community in Merrillville, and the future trends. Academia in occupational therapy includes occupational therapy training at the occupational therapy associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Merrillville Vs. Indiana Occupational Therapy Employment

Merrillville 250
Indiana 3,440

Exactly 250 of Indiana's 3,440 occupational therapy professionals work in Merrillville. Between 2006 and 2010, in Merrillville, there has been a 50% decline in the number of occupational therapy professionals. Overall employment in Merrillville has increased.

Merrillville Vs. Indiana Occupational Therapy employment growth

3,170 3,250 3,270 3,280 3,440
500 380 270 110 250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Indiana
  • Dark Yellow: Merrillville

Occupational Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Merrillville

$36,653 $41,053 $66,700 $72,020 $68,885
$35,520 $37,010 $38,530 $38,920 $39,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Occupational Therapy in Merrillville
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Merrillville

As the number of occupational therapy professionals in Merrillville has shrunk, salaries for occupational therapy professionals have increased. In 2010 Merrillville occupational therapy professionals earned an average yearly salary of $68,885. Four years earlier in 2006, occupational therapy professionals in Merrillville made an average salary of $36,653 per year. The growth in the salary of occupational therapy professionals in Merrillville is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Occupational therapy professionals in Merrillville

10th percentile
$44,255
25th percentile
$56,030
50th percentile
$67,870
75th percentile
$80,780
90th percentile
$96,580

Merrillville occupational therapy professionals earn a median yearly salary of $67,870. The 10% of occupational therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,255 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 118% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Occupational therapy professionals and related professions in Merrillville

Clinical Psychology
$58,120
Occupational Therapy
$68,885
Sports Psychology
$78,730
School Psychology
$78,730
Psychology
$78,730
Forensic Psychology
$78,730

On average occupational therapy professional salaries in Merrillville are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Occupational Therapy schools in Merrillville

1

Many of Merrillville's occupational therapy professionals are graduates of the only accredited occupational therapy school in the city.

Occupational Therapy Programs Offered In Merrillville

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in occupational therapy offered by Merrillville's occupational therapy school.

Student Completed Occupational Therapy Degrees In Merrillville

associate
13
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total13

In 2010 approximately 13 students completed occupational therapy courses.

Occupational Therapy Faculty Salaries in Merrillville, Indiana

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